How much is a one-hit wonder worth?
According to Pierre Bradshaw, who worked 6 years at MCA/Universal Music, a band with a hit song can bring in anywhere from $10 thousand to $50 thousand per performance. And the actual members of the band get to keep around 85% to 90% of that. (Their manager usually gets a 10% to 15% cut.)
What is the #1 one-hit wonder?
“20 to 1: One Hit Wonders”
|1||“My Sharona”||The Knack|
|2||“Born to Be Alive”||Patrick Hernandez|
|3||“Video Killed the Radio Star”||The Buggles|
|4||“Turning Japanese”||The Vapors|
Can you get rich from a one-hit wonder?
Sorry kids, being a one-hit wonder doesn’t make you rich except for a very, very, very small percentage of those who made it to the top of the charts. One hit wonders still need to work day in and day out to make ends meet. I’m sure many one hit wonders live comfortably, but only a few are rich.
What’s so good about one hit wonders Volume 2?
Another really outstanding disc in the One Hit Wonders series, Volume 2 pulls out all the musical stops. There is the garage band sound of “Let It Out (Let It All Hang Out)”, the bubblegummy but very good sound of “Ding Dong the Witch is Dead” and the powerful, nearly big band sound of Merilee Rush’s beautiful “Angel of the Morning”.
What is a’one hit wonder’?
Over the years some distributors latched onto `One Hit Wonder’ to push out multiple-artist compilations that stretched the definition of `hit” which, like it or not, meant those that made it onto the various national charts run by Billboard (Pop Top/Hot 100, R&B, Country and Adult Contemporary) and Cash Box.
Are there any one-hit wonders in this package?
Are there legitimate One-Hit Wonders in this package? Yes, these 11 to be exact: Sea Of Love-Phil Phillips & The Twilights (# 1 R&B/# 2 Hot 100 Sept 1959 – Mercury 71465 after first being released on Khoury’s 711); One Summer Night-The Danleers (# 4 R&B/# 7 Hot 100 Aug 1958 – Mercury 71322); Susie Darlin’ – Robin Luke.
Was Bill Parsons a no-hit wonder?
Bill Parsons was really a No-Hit Wonder since it wasn’t his voice on the Feb/March 1959 # 2 Hot 100/# 16 R&B thinly-veiled Elvis parody The All American Boy, but rather that of Country star Bobby Bare who not only had 8 Pop cross-overs but registered 70 Country hit singles from 1962 to 1986, 34 of them Top 20 and one # 1!